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Inequality and growth in modern China

Author: Guang Hua Wan; World Institute for Development Economics Research
Publisher: Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2008
Series: UNU-WIDER studies in development economics
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This volume provides comprehensive, up to date coverage of inequality and poverty issues in China. Going beyond standard data sources and using state-of-art research techniques, this volume  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Guang Hua Wan; World Institute for Development Economics Research
ISBN: 9780199535194 0199535191
OCLC Number: 473953082
Description: xxiii, 211 s. ; 24 cm
Contents: Foreword ; Introduction ; 1. The inequality-growth nexus in the short and long run: empirical evidence from China ; 2. Income inequality in China and its influencing factors ; 3. Poverty reduction in China: trends and causes ; 4. Development strategies and regional income disparities in China ; 5. Forces shaping China's interprovincial inequality ; 6. Financial Development, Growth and Regional Disparity in Post-Reform China ; 7. Spatial convergence in China: 1952-99 ; 8. China's regional inequality in innovation capability, 1995-2004 ; 9. Widening gap of educational opportunity? A longitudinal study of educational inequality in China ; 10. Poverty accounting by factor components: With an empirical illustration using Chinese data
Series Title: UNU-WIDER studies in development economics
Responsibility: edited by Guanghua Wan
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